A quirky classic from 1981 and the suitably claustrophobic sounding, “Norman Bates.” The chorus features some soaring synths that Numan would have been proud of. (Yamaha CS80 and a modular Roland System 100 btw.) Unfortunatley there is no dramatic voice-over which was provided by Peter Marinker which appeared on the album version. Landscape were foremost a jazz group that turned to synthesizers and you can tell they were with the space- jazz noodle of the b-side, a 3 parter straight from the album.
The promo video features a young Pamela Stephenson.
RCA – PC 5375
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